Which Platforms Can Best Help You Build a Bot From Scratch?

August 22, 2019

So, you've decided you want to build a chatbot. What's the best place to start and which bot building platform should you choose?

Bot Development, Frameworks and Tools

Deep Learning Fundamentals to Build an Efficient Chatbot

August 20, 2019

Learn about the potential of deep learning and the role it plays in chatbots! Also, get to know about how neural networks are efficient for speech recognition in chatbots.

Bot Basics, Bot Development

Make FAQs Quick and Interactive – Using an FAQ Chatbot

August 13, 2019

Find out how to better address FAQs about your business.

How Can Bots Help Your Business?

August 8, 2019

Chatbots aren’t just impacting our personal lives but are also transforming the way in which businesses communicate with their customers and prospects.

The Turing Test – Time for Change?

August 1, 2019

The Holy Grail of conversational chatbot design is to create a computer program that can pass the famous Turing test—that is, to make one which is indistinguishable from a human in everyday general conversation. However, I believe that the Turing test as it currently stands has serious flaws, which I’ll discuss in this article, and I’ll offer an alternative to the test.

Bot Basics, Bot Development

7 Ways a Chatbot Helped My Business Thrive

July 25, 2019

Chatbots have been around for some time, but it is only recently that they have been applied to businesses in a way that can truly make any impact on a company’s functioning or its bottom line.

Bots for Business

7 Keys to Creating a Successful Chatbot Strategy

July 18, 2019

Using a chatbot to grow your business—whether it’s to acquire customers, help existing customers, or build brand awareness—is becoming increasingly popular. Find out some of the most important tips for utilizing your chatbot effectively.

Bots for Business

Behind The Scenes of Chatbots: Using NLP to Power a Chatbot

July 11, 2019

Explore chatbot architecture, and learn about how natural language processing works in a chatbot. Plus, find out what intents and entities of a message are.

Bot Basics, Bot Development

Bots For the Enterprise: Like a CLI on Steroids

July 4, 2019

Automation is important. Are you familiar with enterprise applications?

Bot Development

Popular Bots to Follow on Twitter in 2019

June 12, 2019

Twitter's easy-access API allows even beginner programmers to create bots in pretty much any modern coding language. Check out our top most popular bots on Twitter that can that can autonomously tweet, retweet, reply, and even Direct Message.

Chatbot News

5 Bot Development Mistakes That Can Frustrate Users and How to Avoid Them

June 7, 2019

Building a bot can be a difficult process, with plenty of trial-and-error. There are a few common mistakes that developers make along the way; fortunately, these can be easy to avoid.

Bot Development

6 Chatbot Communities to Join in 2019

June 7, 2019

Bots are a hot topic right now. There are many growing communities where you can share your chatbots, discover new chatbots, learn how to use new tools, compare frameworks, and keep up with discoveries. We've put together a list of our six favorites for bot developers and bot enthusiasts alike to explore.

Chatbot News

AIML Tutorial: Get Your Bot to Ask Survey Questions

May 29, 2019

Bots can be developed to receive important information from customers and drive conversions.

Bot Development

6 Reasons Your Chatbot Doesn’t Convert

May 9, 2019

Chatbots can be an effective tool when used shrewdly and tuned to your business objectives and audience. Customer conversion is an important end goal for many chatbots.

Bot Development

Facebook Messenger Bots 101

May 7, 2019

Facebook Messenger offers a diverse suite of tools for bot developers and integrates with many popular bot frameworks. Explore different use cases and learn what it’s like to use Messenger’s built-in tools, deploy a bot to Messenger from your favorite framework, and see how to get the most from your bot.

Bots for Business

A Comprehensive Guide to Chatbots in Messaging Apps

April 30, 2019

Which messaging app is the best home for your chatbot? This guide covers the features, benefits, and drawbacks of developing bots for the world’s most popular messaging apps. Explore chatbot use cases and user demographics for every app, while learning which frameworks provide the best support and integration.

Bots for Business

Understanding the Future of Chatbot Development through Cognitive Computing

April 23, 2019

Cognitive computing is emerging as a primary technological mode, and chatbots are its main staging ground. The future of chatbot development involves a combination of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analysis—all powered by a conversational, engaging front-end chatbot experience.

Bot Development

Building Bots with Amazon Lex

April 16, 2019

Amazon Lex is a flexible chatbot framework with NLU and machine learning capabilities. With Amazon Lex, you can build everything from simple bots for messaging apps to complex bots for enterprise environments. Explore the integrations, SDKs, and unique AWS services available when you build your bot with Amazon Lex.

Bot Development

What is Intent for Chatbots, and What Does it Mean for Your Business?

April 10, 2019

Intent is one of the most important touchpoints between customers and bots. We sat down with Paige Twillmann of LivePerson to talk intent strategies and best practices.

Bot Development

Why Conversational Commerce is the Future of E-Commerce

April 9, 2019

Conversation is the future of e-commerce. Increasingly, consumers are researching products, asking questions, comparison shopping, and placing orders through chatbots rather than through e-commerce websites. Learn how conversational commerce can make shopping more engaging for users, while also helping increase sales.

Bots for Business

Q&A with Paige Twillmann, Global Solution Lead of AI & Bots at LivePerson

April 2, 2019

We sat down with Paige Twillmann of LivePerson to discuss major trends in the bot/AI industry and tips for bot developers.

Bot Development

What to Expect at SuperBot 2019

April 2, 2019

This year’s SuperBot is on track to be even bigger and better than before. We have a great line-up of speakers from a wide variety of companies.

Chatbot News

Gathering More and Better Data with Survey Bots

April 2, 2019

If you’re looking to improve survey response rates and collect higher quality customer data, survey bots are valuable tools. By engaging customers in conversations, a chatbot survey can help you gather better information and make better business decisions. Consider these dos and don’ts before you build a survey bot.

Bots for Business

What is a Chatbot?

March 25, 2019

Chatbots are now more commonplace than ever, but what exactly are they, and how do they work?

Bot Development

Your Guide to Bot-Building Frameworks

March 21, 2019

With all the bot-building frameworks to choose from, how do you know where to start? From NLU features to platform connectors to APIs, there’s a lot to consider. Find out what all the major frameworks have to offer, so you can choose a chatbot framework that fits your objectives.

Bot Development

You’ve Heard of AI. What about Anti-AI?

March 21, 2019

AI is broken. Aside from a few excellent use cases, it seems to be all about the hype. But, believe it or not, the Anti-AI movement is here to save AI.

Chatbot News

Chatbots and Blockchain

March 19, 2019

Blockchain technology is foundational for cryptocurrency, but blockchain technology is much deeper and arguably more interesting for its other uses. Many industries are also utilizing this technology to make their products more credible. We explore a few examples of chatbots and blockchain technology working together and show you how you can utilize blockchain for your next bot build.

Bot Development

Setting Up Payment Processing through Your Chatbot

March 12, 2019

Setting up chatbot payments is partly about the payment system and partly about the shopping experience. Find out whether it makes more sense to build your own payment system or integrate a third-party platform. And learn how top brands are combining chatbot user engagement with seamless online payments.

Bots for Business

Chatbot Security: Putting Customer Privacy First

March 5, 2019

If you’re building a chatbot, it pays to prioritize customer privacy. Whether prompted or unprompted, users can—and will—share sensitive information with your chatbot. Find out how to optimize bot security, safeguard user privacy, and secure user data, all while delivering a grade A+ chatbot experience.

Bots for Business

Tracking These KPIs Can Help Your Chatbot Succeed

February 26, 2019

What KPIs are important for improving chatbot performance? By tracking these KPIs, you can discover what’s working for your users—and what isn’t.

Bots for Business

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